Buy Our Trail Guide

Revised 2013 edition

Walking Trails in Newton’s Park & Conservation Lands is a 70-page guide containing detailed descriptions and trail maps of 34 parks and conservation areas, featuring ponds, gardens, trails, canoe launches, nature guides, rock climbing, scenic views, handicapped access, geological features, and bird watching areas. The guide also contains photos, driving directions, interesting historical details, and an overall map of showing the locations of the 34 natural areas.

View a sample map from the guide, and the locator map.

Our thanks go to Judy Hepburn, Pat Robinson, Lucy Caldwell-Stair, and Dan Brody, who designed and wrote the guide.

All new members of the Conservators receive a complimentary copy of Walking Trails in Newton’s Park & Conservation Lands. Membership options start at $35 a year. Membership is tax deductible.

Or you can buy copies of the guide in several ways:

1) Online by credit card

Price: $8.95 + $2.00 shipping, or $10.95 total

Discount price (available only for online purchases by Newton Conservators members):

$6.95 + $2.00 shipping, or $8.95 total

Go to our online trail guide purchase page and follow the instructions.   Hint:  you need to “Register” for the “Activity” called “Buy trail guide.”  If it says you are “already registered” – i.e. you’ve bought a trail guide in the past – click “Change Registration” at the bottom of the page, increase the quantity by 1 (or however many more you want to purchase) – you will be charged only for the additional book(s).

2) By mail with a check

Price: $8.95 + $2.00 shipping, or $10.95 total

To purchase by mail, you may print the order form. You do not need to use the order form if you write “Trail Guide” on your check and it shows your address. Send your check for $10.95 per copy payable to The Newton Conservators to

The Newton Conservators
PO Box 590011
Newton Centre, MA 02459

The printed form is not necessary if you write “Trail Guide” on your check, and your address is on the check.

3) From a local store, including these:

Newtonville Books (Newton Centre)
Just Next Door Card and Gift Shop (Auburndale)
Audubon Shop at Drumlin Farm (Lincoln)